[CentOS-devel] functional testing as a contrib requirement

Marcus Moeller mail at marcus-moeller.de
Fri Aug 14 07:23:54 UTC 2009


Dear Karan,

>>> As a part of the contrib acceptance process, can we spread the load a
>>> bit by saying that anyone who wants to submit a package, must also find
>>> someone else ( other than their sponsor ) to write a set of acceptance
>>> tests[1] for their package.
>>
>> A process like this could easily be handled through package reviews
>> via bucktracker. Maybe there is need of adding a 'review request'
>> category.
>
> I am sure we can work out a usable process once we have a target in
> mind. At the moment, my concern is purely around the idea of writing
> these tests and what ( if anything ) people had to say about these.
>
> btw, I think a bugtracker is good for tracking bugs. nothing more than
> that. Tools like mingle, redmine, gitorious etc are much better at
> handling coding related flow metrics / progress.

Fedora is using the bugzilla as bugtracking platform for quite a while
without any problems.

Best Regards
Marcus


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